General Fiction posted November 13, 2017


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My 75 word story.

Return to Sender

by Sharon Meda


During a time when money was scarce, and we had to cut out all excess spending, Colleen came to me one day with a letter she had received from her Grandma the day before. The envelope flap was taped shut, and she had scrawled across the front 'RETURN TO SENDER'.

"What's this?" I asked.

"I'm saving money on a stamp."

With tears, I hugged her hard. Things got better, but that always stuck with me.


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